High winds and heavy rain from an incoming deep depression (next only to a cyclone in strength and intensity) could inflict damage to thatched huts, power and communication lines and standing crops along East and West Godavari district, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram and Srikakulam districts of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Sunday’s depression had intensified into a deep depression on Monday morning and was expected to cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Narsapur and Vishakhapatnam, close to Kakinada, early Tuesday morning with wind speeds of 55-65 km/hr gusting to 75 km/hr.
Warning for fishermen
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into West-Central, North-West and South-West Bay of Bengal and along and off the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha-Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts till Tuesday, while similar warning is valid over Gulf of Mannar on Monday and Tuesday.
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The sea condition